antipepsin

antipepsin

 [an″te-pep´sin]
an antienzyme that counteracts pepsin.
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It had been reported that licorice derived compounds elevate the prostaglandin level and promote the mucus secretion from the stomach, increase the life span of surface cell of stomach, and had an antipepsin activity which ultimately leads to ulcer healing [54].